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Common Name

Butt and root rot

Scientific Name

Ganoderma and Trametes. There are many species of both, and not all are plant pathogens, especially those belonging to Trametes. Also, see Casuarina butt rot caused by Ganoderma applanatum (Fact Sheet no. 195).

AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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